More than one in four young people committed to juvenile facilities will end up getting in trouble with the law within one year of their release. So how do you break the cycle of juvenile crime? Our series on juvenile justice continues with a look at the factors that influence high rates of recidivism, and the programs and resources designed to break the cycle.


  • Penelope Spain Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Mentoring Today
  • Brandon M. Former committed youth
  • Albert Herring Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney for External Affairs, United States Attorney's Office, District of Columbia
  • Dwayne Betts Former committed youth; college student

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